Asheville Sailing Club hosts regatta, races on Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22

The Asheville Sailing Club will host a Jet 14 Sailboat regatta at Lake Julian the weekend of April 21-22. Racing will take place Saturday afternoon, April 21, and Sunday midday, April 22. Anyone picnicking, fishing or boating at Lake Julian Park on these two days will enjoy the spectacle of these beautiful sailboats skimming over the lake and rounding the marks.

The Jet-14 is a high performance, two person, 14-foot. sailboat with a spinnaker. This is the first regatta of the 2012 season for the Jet 14 class. Jet 14 sailors from the East Coast and Midwest, including the defending Jet 14 national champion, will use this regatta to hone their sailing skills for the Women’s, Juniors’ and National Championships in Ohio this August.

The Asheville Sailing Club holds local regattas twice a month April through October. Sailors of all levels are welcome. For more information, visit or call Lee Sokol at 254-6877.

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Editor Margaret Williams first wrote for Xpress in 1994. An Alabama native, she has lived in Western North Carolina since 1987 and completed her Masters of Liberal Arts & Sciences from UNC-Asheville in 2016. Follow me @mvwilliams

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